Hawkesbury sees red over "beds and heads" shortfall
support these provincial services,” the city
other municipalities for new “beds and
beds,” writes Kingston Mayor Mark
says in a letter to Hawkesbury council.
The current payment is $75 per “head,”
the Association ofMunicipalities of Ontario
The town of Hawkesbury has joined a
for universities, and per “bed,” for hospitals.
convention in August.
that have post-secondary institutions and
It has not been increased since 1987 when it
receive in lieu of property taxes for
the rate should be $135 per head/bed, the
Perfect score for water
institutions such as hospitals.
If the province adjusted the payment to
“There is a shared understanding among
reflect inflation, the municipality would
municipalities that the current heads and
receive $11,212, compared to the $6,229 it
a watermain on Dufferin Street, between
Main Street East and Aberdeen, extending
the life of the line by at least 20 to 30 years.
The town of Hawkesbury continues to
The work could prolong the use of the main
get perfect scores for its drinking water.
for as long as 50 years, Guertin told council
For the second consecutive year, the
this week. Aqua Rehab, of Laval, which
Ontario environment ministry has given a
100 per cent rating to the town’s water
main this summer.
The annual flushing of the hydrants will
points out waterworks superintendent
The glowing inspection report is also
and a slight discolouration of the water.
good news for Champlain Township
Consumers are advised that if they see the
residents. The villages of L’Orignal and
water is coloured they should let the water
run for a while until it clears up.
Run remembers dedicated participant
Samuel Reilleywas a dedicatedHawkesbury andDistrict General Hospital Health
Run participant. He took part in the fund-raising event each year of his young life.
Fittingly, Samuel, who passed away in October at the age of 14, will be remembered
at the June 12 Run.
Samuel first participated in the activity in a stroller. As he grew older, he continued
making a contribution, by biking, walking or running the course.
“For this special day, we encourage all the young and young at heart to participate to
Voyageurs are being sought for the 2011 canoe expedition in aid of the Hawkesbury
this activity”, says Denis Charlebois, owner of Intersport and one of the major sponsors
and District General Hospital Foundation, a 320-kilometre trek Daniel, Catherine and
of the event.For the last two years, the Health Run has commemorated the participation
Maxime Léveillée are organizing between Petawawa andHawkesbury July 17-24. Call
of a dear friend. Last year, the Health Run honoured Ken Takeda, a great volunteer and
Daniel at 613-632-8469 or the foundation at 613-632-1111, extension 166, or go to
dedicated the 3.5-kilometre run to his memory.
Visit www.fondationhgh.org for details or call 613-632-1111, extension 365, or e-mail
An objective of $25,000 has been set for the 23 rd
edition of the Run which will be held
the 25-kilometre circuit at 10 a.m. and the ten-kilometre loop at 10:45 a.m.For walkers, a
ten-kilometre stroll starts at 9:30 a.m., a seven-kilometre jaunt goes at 9:45 a.m. and a 3.5-
kilometre march begins at 11 a.m.
Main Street betweenWilliam and Race Streets will be closed that day from 7 a.m. to 2
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